Thomas Drake

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Thomas Drake who blew the whistle on waste and mismanagement within the National Security Agency. His supervisors retaliated against him and he was charged under the Espionage Act. Those felony charges, however, were dropped and Drake was vindicated when prosecutors allowed him to plead to a misdemeanor.

 

Read more about Drake's case here: pogoblog.typepad.com/pogo/2011/06/lessons-from-the-tom-dr...

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Taken on August 4, 2011